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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

CIRCUITRON CORPORATION
FARMINGDALE, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK


APPENDIX A


Figure 1. Site Map


Figure 2. Amityville & Huntington Quads


Figure 3. TRI Facilities Near Circuitron


Figure 4.


Figure 5. Municipal and Private Well Locations



APPENDIX B

Table 1-A.

Sediment Samples from Leaching Pools, Sanitary
Cesspools and Storm Drains at the Circuitron Corporation Site.
(All values in milligrams per kilogram)
(See Table 1B for Comparison Values)



CompoundSediment
Range

Inorganic
copper648 - 23,900
chromium8.6 - 86.1
leadND - 2,650
nickel9 - 109
Organic
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate2.7 - 39.0
1,1-dichloroethaneND - 0.065
1,1,1-trichloroethaneND - 19.0
tetrachloroetheneND - 0.021

ND - Undetected at instrument's minimum detection limit.



Table 1-B

Soil Samples from Borings and Surface Sampling from the Circuitron Corporation Site.
(All values in milligrams per kilogram)



CompoundSoilBoring
SamplingDepthRange(0-97 ft)
SurfaceSoil
(0-0.5 ft)
TypicalBackground
Range*

Comparison Values


Cancer**Source***Noncancer****Source***

Inorganic
copperND -71,20067.7;5,060<1-25----75,400EPA RfD
chromiumND - 8.74.3; 31.410-40----10,150EPA RfD
leadND - 27820.9 -44.110-300--------
nickelND - 44ND - 119<5-20----40,600EPA RfD
Organic
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalateND -0.121.3NDT397EPACPF40,600EPA RfD
1,1-dichloroethaneND -0.002NDNDT----203,000EPA RfD
1,1-dichloroetheneND -0.005NDNDT11.1EPACPF18,270NYSRfG
1,1,1-trichloroethaneND -100.0ND -0.003NDT----182,700EPA RfD
trichloroetheneND -0.009NDNDT516EPACPF14,500EPA RfD
tetrachloroetheneND -0.100.001 -0.004NDT111EPACPF20,300EPA RfD

ND - Undetected at instrument's minimum detection limit.
NDT - Not determined.*References: Adriano (1986); Clarke et al. (1985); Connor et al. (1957); Frank et al. (1976); McGovern (1988); Shacklette and Boerngen (1984).

**Comparison value determined for a 70 kg worker in an industrial/commercial setting who ingests 50 milligrams soil per day, 250 days per year for 25 years.

***EPA CPF = EPA Cancer Potency Factor
EPA RfD = EPA Reference Dose
NYS RfG = New York State Risk Reference Guideline

****Comparison value determined for a 70 kg worker in an industrial/commercial setting who ingests 50 milligrams soil per day, 250 days per year.


Table 1-C

On-Site Monitoring Well Groundwater Data for the
Circuitron Corporation Site in micrograms per liter (mcg/L).
(See Table 3 for Comparison Values)



CompoundShallow Wells
Range (mcg/L)
Deep Wells
Range (mcg/L)

Inorganic
*chromiumND - 870ND - 21.3
copperND - 538ND - 10.7
*leadND - 61.4ND - 14.4
nickelNDND

Organic
di-n-butylphthalateNDND - 2
*1,1-dichloroetheneND - 23ND - 11
*1,1-dichloroethaneND - 170.9 - 2
*1,1,1-trichloroethaneND - 4,6008 - 61
*trichloroetheneND - 142.8 - 27
*tetrachloroetheneND - 1107 - 28

ND - Undetected at instrument's minimum detection limit.

*Contaminant selected for further evaluation.


Table 1-D. US EPA Building Air Sampling
Analytical Results for the Circuitron Corporation Site.
(See Table 1-E for Comparison Values)



AnalyteDrilling RoomPlating RoomScrubber RoomOffice Area

A.Organics
(Units are mcg/m3)

1,1-dichloroethane1.60 NJ6.79 NJ4.11 N
carbon tetrachloride1.60 NJ6.79 NJ4.11 N
hexane0.18 NJ2.90 NJ0.16 NJ
n-octane0.18 NJ2.90 NJ0.10 NJ
1,2-dichloroethaneNDND0.10 NJ
benzeneNDND0.16 NJ
cyclohexaneNDND0.16 NJ
tolueneNDND0.14 NJ

B.Inorganics
(Units are mcg/m3)

aluminumNDND1.69ND
antimonyND0.04 JNDND
copper0.64 JNDNDND
magnesiumND0.771.060.73
manganeseND0.01 J0.02 J0.02 J
cyanideNDNDNDND

Notes:1) mcg/m3 - micrograms per cubic meter
2) Data qualifies: "NJ" - presumptive identification, estimated value;"N" - presumptive identification; "J" - estimated value
3) ND - not detected
4) Sampling date: May 4, 1989
Source:US EPA, 1990



Table 1-E. Comparison of Observed and Background Air
Volatile Concentrations for the Circuitron Corporation Site.



Contaminant
(units are mcg/m3
On-Site
Range
Median U.S.
Indoor**
Background 1/
Outdoor**

Comparison Values


Cancer**Source***Noncancer****Source***

1,1-dichloroethane1.60-6.792/2/----730EPA RfC
*carbon tetrachloride1.60-6.792/0.770.27EPA CPF0.54EPA RfC
hexane0.16-2.902/2/----292EPA RfC
n-octane0.10-2.902.402/--------
1,2-dichloroethaneND-0.102/1.55 3/0.16EPA CPF38NYS RfG
benzeneND-0.1610.005.310.41EPA CPF1.1EPA RfD
cyclohexaneND-0.162.502/--------
tolueneND-0.146.307.19----584EPA RfC

NOTES:ND - Not detected at instrument's minimum detection limit
1/ Concentrations are in micrograms per cubic meter (mcg/m3)
2/ No value reported
3/ Value reported in average concentration since the median concentration was zero

*Contaminant selected for further evaluation.**Source: McClymonds, N.E. and O.L. Franke, 1972

***Comparison value determined for a 70 kilogram adult who inhales 20 m3 of air per day and who is exposed 250 days per year for 25 years.

****EPA CPF = EPA Cancer Potency Factor
EPA RfC = EPA Reference Concentration
EPA RfD = EPA Reference Dose
NYS RfG = New York State Risk Reference Guide

*****Comparison value determined for a 70 kilogram adult who inhales 20 m3 of air per day and who is exposed 250 days per year.


Table 2. Off-site Groundwater Sampling Data for
the Circuitron Corporation Site in micrograms per liter (mcg/L).
(See Table 3 for comparison Values)



CompoundUpgradient
Monitoring
Well (mcg/L)
Downgradient
Monitoring
Wells (mcg/L)
Downgradient
Municipal
Well (mcg/L)
Downgradient
Private
(non-potable)
Well (mcg/L)

Inorganic

copperND - 1.5ND - 33268 - 88.437 - 101
chromiumND - 17.6ND - 22.7NDND - 3
*leadND - 1.2ND - 26.612.81.9 - 2.1
nickelNDND - 36.7NDND

Organic

*di-n-butylphthalateNDND - 295ND
*1,1-dichloroethene3.7 - 8.1ND - 5.8ND1
1,1-dichloroethane1 - 6.6ND - 4.9NDND
*1,1,1-trichloroethane23 - 1181ND - 134ND7
*trichloroetheneND - 10ND - 270.621
*tetrachloroetheneND - 20ND - 38ND4

ND - Not detected

*Contaminant selected for further evaluation.


TABLE 3. New York State and Federal
Standards and Guidelines
(all values in micrograms per liter (mcg/L))



Chemical

Water Quality Standards


Comparison Values

New York State

U.S. EPA

Ground-
Water
Surface
Water
Drinking
Water
Drinking
Water
CancerSource**NoncancerSource**

chromium5050100100----100EPA LTHA
copper20020010001300p----1,300pEPA MCLG
di-n-butylphthalate5050g50------700EPA RfD
dichloroethane, 1,155g5------700EPA RfD
dichloroethene, 1,150.07g570.058ATSDR CREG7EPA LTHA
lead25505050;15*--------
nickel------100----100EPA LTHA
tetrachloroethene50.7g550.7NYS CREG70EPA RfD
trichloroethane, 1,1,155g5200----200EPA LTHA
trichloroethene53g553NYS CREG52EPA RfD

g = guidance value

p = proposed maximum contaminant level (MCL)

*The current maximum contaminant level (MCL) for lead is 50 mg/L; after December 7, 1992 there will not be a MCL for lead. Effective after that date, there will be a maximum contaminant level goal (MCLG) of zero for lead and an action level of 15 mcg/L at the tap.

**EPA LTHA = EPA Drinking Water Lifetime Health Advisory
EPA MCLG = EPA Maximum Contaminant Level Goal
EPA RfD = EPA Reference Dose
ATSDR CREG = ATSDR Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide
NYS CREG = NYS Cancer Risk Evaluation Guide



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